FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) 09/24 — A federal jury will decide whether a man who shot and killed two employees during a South Carolina bank robbery is to receive the death sentence for his crimes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/13 — A Houston police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot with his own gun in a struggle with a suspect who along with three others stole two vehicles and attempted to kill a priest in a crime spree that played out as Democratic presidential candidates debated just miles away,
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 09/10 — A Texas death row inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting a 61-year-old grandmother at her North Texas home nearly a decade ago during an eight-day spate of crimes that included thefts and another killing.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) 08/09 — The video is chilling. A man walks into an office, steps up to a woman at a desk and pulls two large knives and savagely attacks her.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/13 — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant died Wednesday,
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) 06/09 — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 05/23 — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.Read more »
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 05/16 — A Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman has been charged with killing at least 11 more elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole,
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 05/13 — Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt.
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on a car chase that ended with a shootout (all times local): 6:45 p.m.
Police say a man wounded in a car chase shootout in Southern California is suspected of killing a liquor store owner days earlier.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) 04/10 — Police say a North Carolina mother exchanged gunfire with a burglar in her kitchen, forcing him to retreat through a window.Read more »
ALEXANDRIA, N.H. (AP) 04/04 — New Hampshire State Police say they’ve arrested a couple suspected in an armed home invasion.
A homeowner in Alexandria told police a man and a woman wearing ski masks entered Thursday,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/28 — A 19-time felon suspected of escaping from authorities, getting shot by Las Vegas police and leading a wild chase in a stolen truck stood before a judge the next day,
McALLEN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A Mexican national suspected in a fatal 1998 shooting on a college campus in Texas has been extradited to face a capital murder charge.Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/10 — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »